San Francisco to Improve Patient Care via Health Information Exchange

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Going to a new doctor can be frustrating for many people  because transferring records is usually riddled with time-consuming delays. Thanks to Obama's stimulus, a comprehensive patient record that combines all of a patient's available medical information will potentially allow San Francisco's health care providers to efficiently exchange patient clinical data by early 2012. What used to be a heavily bureaucratic process can now be made smoother and more cost-efficient, saving millions of dollars in overall health care costs.

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Do you have any ideas how else to improve patient care in San Francisco?

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